The Dashkin is a race of extremely fast-running creatures who used to live in hundreds on Brackenwood at the same time as the Viccans, before the two peoples vanished due to largely unknown events. Bitey is the last of this people. Today the nature of the Dashkin and the Viccans, and who they were, is a mystery, only known by the last Viccan, the flying girl and the Auld Sage.
Dashkin lived mostly in family groups, hunting and gathering. They enjoyed contests of speed and agility but also had a fledgling culture of art and music influenced and encouraged by the peaceful Viccans. They wore tailored clothing, styled their hair and decorated their horns and hooves with colour and personal designs.
The Dashkin people had little need for a leader but one notable family was that of Staed, a strong and charismatic Dashkin.
The Dashkin were once nurmerous on Brackenwood, coexisting alongside the Viccans. They had a fledgling culture of art and music influenced and encouraged the Viccans. The Dashkin were the creators of the sport BrackenSack. They were also known for making contests of speed and agility. Despite this strong pressence in the world, one day they all vanished from Brackenwood with the Viccans, and were never seen again. Only one member of their race was left behind on Brackenwood - Bitey.
Dashkin are humanoid creatures, part goat and part human-like. Their upper bodies safe for their heads are largely hairless, resembling a human's, while the lower bodies, the legs, resembles a goat's legs, with brown fur and hooves. Their heads are covered in brown fur as well, and their eyes are large and glowing, with large round pupils that blow even brighter than the "whites". Dashkin have different eye colours, Bitey having white ones. Other colors that have been observed are pink, green and blue. All Dashkin have a pair of horns protruding from their foreheads, which vary greatly in size and shape.
Dashkin are powerful horned folk with a natural gift of speed. They were the fastest creatures living on Brackenwood, until they mysteriously vanished, leaving only one member of their species behind. It is said that Dashkin may be able to run at sonic speeds, and perhaps even surpass sonic speed, breaking the sound barrier. Whether this is true has yet to be seen.
The Dashkin are inspired largely by mythical creatures such as the satyrs of Greek mythology and the fauns of Ancient Roman mythological belief.
Dashkin used to have seemingly pupil-less glowing eyes, with Bitey having all-white ones. The creator of Brackenwood, Adam Phillips, changed it to big, round pupils that glow for The Last of the Dashkin 2 in early 2019, which he would go on to produce during that year.s